The Best Camping in Carlsbad Caverns
The desert city of Carlsbad, NM, is near a national park by the same name and boasts the third largest cave chambers in the United States. It’s also where some of the best camping in New Mexico is located. Whether you pitch a tent or stay in a cabin to enjoy the stunning desert sunset, camping near Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an unforgettable experience. Rattlesnake Canyon is aptly named and a great place for primitive campers ready for a backcountry adventure. Stop by Rattlesnake Springs to see desert reptiles. The wetland also brings in hundreds of birds. RV campsites are also an option for your trip to the caverns.